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Joseph STANTON

Male Bef 1802 - 1884  (> 82 years)


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  • Name Joseph STANTON 
    Born Bef 21 Jul 1802  Falmouth, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 21 Jul 1802  Falmouth, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Photos? Grave (DCP00970) 
    Died 19 Nov 1884  Penrith, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Emu Plains, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Arrived as a free settler on the 'Caroline' with his brother John on 13/5/1830

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      NOTES RE - JAMES McLELLAND´S BOOK NO.5

      The Nepean River Valley, It´s History, It´s Floods, It´s people..

      1837
      Rope Elizabeth, b.1857 died 9/8/1837. Buried Anglican Cranebrook cemetery.

      1938
      Provision for Catholics to worship provided by opening of Catholic Church Parish Penrith covering Mulgoa, Luddenham, Wallacia, Mulgoa Forest Mountain.

      1839
      First school conducted at St. Marys by Abraham Liddiatt with 29 pupils.

      July 16th 1839
      St. Stephens C. of E. Penrith opened.

      Peacock, Mary Ann, 8 years of age, died 5/2/1839, buried Anglican Cranebrook Cemetery.

      1840
      16/11/1840 - Rev Dr. Fulton died.

      Perry James, Pioneer family of Penrith, died 8/1/1840 aged 69 yrs. Buried St. Stephens C. of E. cemetery Penrith.

      1841
      Howard Thomas, Pioneer Penrith died 3/10/1841 aged 65 yrs. Buried Anglican Cranebrook cemetery.

      1845
      Emu Plains ceased to be a Penal Settlement. Last convicts released. At its peak it contained 1,000 convicts.

      1846
      Field, Edward. Aged 49 years died 7/12/1846. Pioneer. B.A.C.C.

      1848
      Population of Penrith 291 and number of houses 63.
      Public education began in the Colony when Gov. Fitzroy set up National Board of Education. It faced bitter opposition from Anglican and Catholic churches. Average annual wage for teachers was $145.

      Gorman family: known pioneer family Castlereagh 1848. Mrs. Gorman was daughter of John Lees who donated land for the first Methodist Church at Castlereagh in 1817.

      Lees, John, born 1807, died 22/12/1848. Name of wife Ann. Buried Methodist Church cemetery Upper Castlereagh.

      1851
      Gorman, Henry, known Pioneer Penrith District, born 1805, died 27/9/1851. B.M.C.C.U.C.

      1855
      Rope Margaret, b. 1834 died 2/9/1855. A pioneer woman, infant son died 22/11/1855 age 5 months. Buried St. John Cemetery, Regentville.

      Lees Sarah, b. 1838 died 26/5/1855. Buried Methodist Church Cemetery, Upper Castlereagh.

      1856
      First bridge built across Nepean at Penrith, completed at a cost of $15,000. The bridge was a toll bridge operated by a private company.

      1857
      24/7/1857 . One of the most disastrous floods ever struck the colony on this date and washed away the new bridge. Damage along the Nepean and Hawkesbury was a major disaster even by todays standards. Ferries had to resume carrying passengers, stock and goods across the Nepean until 1867.

      The rain commenced on Sunday and by Thursday passengers were paying 2/6d per head to cross the river and then at very great hazard. As much as 1 pound was charged for horses. It was impossible for drays to cross. The two punts were sold by Government , one for 36 pounds and the other for 12 pounds.

      1860 Rutledge Mary Ellen, daughter of James Rutledge died 9/9/1860 age 1 year and 11 months. Buried St. Johns Church Regentville.
      Population of Penrith now 4,804.

      April 1860another big flood on Nepean. Historic ``Ravenswood´´ farmhouse had to be evacuated.

      Kellet, William Henry a pioneer saddler of Penrith. Died 4/4/1860 aged 33 years.

      Coffey Michael, b. 1830 died 10/9/1860. A pioneer. Buried St. Johns Cemetery Regentville.

      1862
      Bank of N.S.W. opened for business in Penrith.
      7/7/1862 - railway line construction reached Penrith.

      The Police Force as we know it today came into being with the passing of a new Police Act.
      Court House built at Blayney NSW.
      Mail & Gold Escort Robbery - 1,000 pounds reward.
      Whereas it has been represented to the Government that on the afternoon of 16/7/1862 the Gold Escort from the Lachlan was attacked on the road between Forbes and Orange by a band of armed men, said to be 10 in number and described as dressed in red shirts, red caps and with their faces blackened, who fired on and
      wounded the Police forming the escort. They opened the mailbags and letters and carried off a large amount of gold dust and money. A reward of 100 pounds each will be paid within 6 months for the apprehension of any of the guilty party.
      Charles Cooper, Col. Sec. officer 17/6/1862.

      1863
      Three years of drought again hit colony.

      1864
      11/6/1864 - again great flooding.

      Stanton, Elle b. 1824, died 14/12/1864. A pioneer B.S.J.C.R.

      1865
      Bushranger Ben hall shot dead by Police.

      1866
      Henry Parkes introduced Public School Act which made payment of fees for teaching of children by parents no longer necessary.

      1867
      Watkins, John b. 1813 died 10/2/1867. buried Emu Plains General cemetery.

      1871
      Stanton, Thomas, b. 1806 d. 16/11/1871. A pioneer. B.S.J.C.R.

      1876
      Construction of Western railway reached Blayney NSW

      Dukes, William b.1795 d. 11/10/1879 E.P.G.C.

      1882
      First issue of ``Nepean Times´´

      1884
      Stanton, Joseph, b. 1803 d.19/11/1884 E.P.G.C.

      1898
      Kellett, Charles Henry. A pioneer Post master of Penrith. d. 7/7/1898 aged 61 years.
    Person ID I804  The Rawsthorne Family Tree
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2015 

    Father William STANTON,   b. 24 Oct 1768, Mylor, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Eleanor POAT,   b. 05 Feb 1775, St Just in Roseland, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 16 Jun 1796  Falmouth, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F643  Group Sheet

    Family Elizabeth FIELD,   b. 17 Apr 1818, Castlereagh, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1900, Penrith, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 25 Aug 1834  Castlereagh Church of England, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Children 
     1. John STANTON,   b. 26 Jul 1836, Castlereagh, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1910  (Age 74 years)
     2. Mary Ann STANTON,   b. 25 Nov 1839, Castlereagh, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Oct 1918, Orange, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     3. William STANTON,   b. 23 Jul 1842, Castlereagh, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1929, Belmore, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     4. Elizabeth Field STANTON,   b. 18 Apr 1849, Penrith, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1933, Penrith, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     5. Joseph STANTON,   b. 08 Sep 1851, Castlereagh, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1923, Penrith, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     6. Josiah STANTON,   b. 27 Oct 1854, Castlereagh, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1936, Penrith, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F365  Group Sheet

  • Headstones
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  • Sources 
    1. [S79] From a Distant Field, Colin Field, Book: Version 3 (Self Published).

    2. [S231] Our Family Roots - "Maria Collits", Gai Rimmer and Lorna Hawkins, (Name: Self Published;).

    3. [S393] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;), Database online.
      Record for William Stanton

    4. [S221] New South Wales Births, Deaths & Marriages.
      CD V18341249 1B